Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX
'Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915–2015' takes Kazimir Malevich’s radical painting of a black square – first shown in Russia 100 years ago – as the emblem of a new art and a new society. The exhibition features over 100 artists who took up its legacy, from Buenos Aires to Tehran, London to Berlin, New York to Tel Aviv. Review by Ned McConnell.
Standpoint Gallery, 45 Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 6HD
Standpoint Gallery presents Israeli-born, Cambridge-based artist Idit Elia Nathan's first solo exhibition. 'Footnotes Playing Dead' invites the audience to '“play with” and explore for themselves' aspects of the Israel-Palestine occupation through interactive artworks based on children's games. Review by Becky Shaw.
Chisenhale Gallery, 64 Chisenhale Road, London, E3 5QZ
For her first solo show in a public gallery, Caragh Thuring takes the perception of domestic and urban life as her subject. Her exhibition at Chisenhale Gallery, London explores the process of looking, the flow of information and the speed of consumption. Review by Daniel Barnes.
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Australia
Drawing parallels between educational models and contemporary art, Emily Floyd’s bold and colourful works generate spaces for social engagement and interaction whilst provoking discussions about contemporary social, cultural and political ideas.
Fondazione HangarBicocca, Via Chiese 2, 20126 Milano, Italy
Condorelli's exhibition of sculpture, installation, video and text is imagined as a context for the co-existence of objects, participants and the public, creating a new space for doing and thinking.
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford, UK OX1 1BP
What comes through in the exhibition more than philosophical or aesthetic similarities is an endless pursuit of elusive beauty through artistic practice. Review by Jaime Marie Davis
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland
Caught here are Skaer’s investigations into the essence of things and realities: intuitive, organic thought articulated in exquisite structures and meticulous processes. Review by Valerie Norris
Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London, SE1 0LN
‘The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage’ is the 20th exhibition in the Jerwood Visual Arts’ Encounters series, a programme of one-off exhibitions which seek to encourage conversations and analysis through the exhibition-making process. Review by Kathryn Lloyd.
MOT International, 72 New Bond Street 1st Fl., London, W1S 1RR
John Russell’s second solo show, 'AQUARIUM PROLETARIUM' with MOT International continues to disrupt the boundaries between language and image through an immersive and multi-sensory installation, punctuated with darkly humorous images and philosophical references. Review by Zoë Marden.
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
Maeve Connolly speaks to artist Niamh O’Malley about her current exhibition at The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, affirms her ongoing interest in the processes through which images are constructed, revealed and obscured, and her continued capacity to estrange apparently familiar objects and environments.
Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Piazza Mafalda di Savoia, 10098 Rivoli, Torino, Italy
A major new collaboration between Sophie Calle and the Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea explores pain, intimacy and death through site-specific installations. Calle's works explore the analogy of mother|sea (madre|mare), a sea that welcomes and gathers, covers and invests emotions.
New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Chris Ofili’s first museum survey in the United States debunks and transcends his unjustified and limiting reputation as an African diaspora-centric artist who once employed the medium of elephant dung. Review by Arthur Ivan Bravo